Will Dean “Last Thing to Burn” Book Discussion

Join in a virtual event with Will Dean, author of “The Last Thing to Burn.”


[In Conversation with Shari Lapena]
April 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Murder by the Book
Registration Link: https://www.murderbooks.com/dean-lapena

[In Conversation with Adrian McKinty]
April 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
Once Upon a Crime
Registration Link: https://onceuponacrimebooks.indielite.org/event/will-dean-last-thing-burn-conversation-adrian-mckinty-virtual

About the Author:

Will Dean grew up in the East Midlands of the United Kingdom and lived in nine villages before the age of eighteen. After studying law at the London School of Economics and working in London, he settled in rural Sweden where he built a wooden house in a boggy clearing at the center of a vast elk forest, and it’s from this base that he compulsively reads and writes. His debut novel, Dark Pines, was selected for Zoe Ball’s book club on ITV, shortlisted for the National Book Awards (UK), the Guardian’s Not The Booker prize, and named a Telegraph book of the year.

About the Book:

“Immediate, intense, gripping, taut, terrifying, moving, and brilliant.” —Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Invisible Girl

“Brilliantly written…terrifying.”—Ruth Ware, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One by One

A woman being held captive is willing to risk everything to save herself, her unborn child, and her captor’s latest victim in this claustrophobic thriller in the tradition of Misery and Room.

On an isolated farm in the United Kingdom, a woman is trapped by the monster who kidnapped her seven years ago. When she discovers she is pregnant, she resolves to protect her child no matter the cost, and starts to meticulously plan her escape. But when another woman is brought into the fold on the farm, her plans go awry. Can she save herself, her child, and this innocent woman at the same time? Or is she doomed to spend the remainder of her life captive on this farm?

Intense, dark, and utterly gripping The Last Thing to Burn is a breathtaking thriller from an author to watch.

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